Swanky Review

Fine review for The Black Room Manuscripts Vol 4 at Ginger Nuts of Horror, in which my writing gets compared to the lyrics of Tom Waits — and then Ray Bradbury. The little gal who fell into the October Country many years ago could not be more pleased.

Black Room Manuscripts 4 Nominated!

Well done, Sinister Horror. Congratulations to editors Tracy Fahey and J R Park. Get Volume 4 of the Black Room Manuscripts: and there are three more! More on the nominations here.

A Christmas Story: Soot

Fox Spirit revives the Christmas ghost story tradition with my tale ‘Soot’ today. Pop on over and give it a read. Have a spooky holiday!

Out Now + Coming Soon

I know I appear to be idling most of the time — and that is probably an entirely justified observation — but occasionally, having done things at some moment of ill-judged industriousness, these scribblings find their way to the light. Out now from Breakdown Breakdown Press: (picture grabbed from the publisher over on Instagram) This also…

Black Room Manuscripts 4 Cover Reveal

Whilst I was traipsing around the South in that wretched heat, news broke of this fabulous collection I’ll be part of (thanks to Tracy): There’s even a trailer: Out this October! Spooky nights ahead…

Out Now: Madonna of the Wasps 5 #WiHM

What better way to wrap up Women in Horror Month? The final chapter of The Blood Red Experiment is out now! Read the exciting conclusion of Madonna of the Wasps and all the gialli in this collection. The breakneck pace whips along to the unexpected end — how will all the threads be brought together? It’s a…

Horror, The Fall & other news

Out now: Over on the Fox Spirit Books blog I get to kick off Women of Horror month with a piece on The Haunting of Hill House, one of the finest novels ever written. Go read it (my piece and the novel). I have a piece ‘The Three Rs’ over at 3AM Magazine. I had written for…

The Blood Red Experiment: Part 4

It’s Women in Horror month so apropos that the penultimate part of my neo-giallo Madonna of the Wasps has just come out — the final part will wrap up this auspicious month. Murder, mayhem, ancient rites and a legendary prima ballerina all fit together somehow in the homage to Dario Argento, Mario Bava and of course,…

Out Now: Madonna of the Wasps 2

The second issue of The Blood Red Experiment is out and it’s a doozy. Includes the second chapter of my giallo novella The Madonna of the Wasps. Great stories by some other geezers, too! You know their names and quality is always the game. The Blood Red Experiment Issue 2 is out now for purchase…